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Key Matchups for Falcons at Vikings

Dec 3, 2017; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) runs after a catch against the Minnesota Vikings during the second half at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
Despite an absence from the 2018 postseason, the Vikings' schedule this year sees a bit of an uptick in the overall competition.

Vikings’ Officially Set 53-Man Roster

Aug 18, 2019; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman Dakota Dozier (78) celebrates a touchdown during the fourth quarter against the Seattle Seahawks at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
The Vikings have officially set their 53-man roster to open the 2019 season. Of course, these positions are constantly in flux, so everything could look a bit different by game day.

Vikings Final Roster Projections: Offense

Aug 18, 2019; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings tight end Irv Smith (84) celebrates his touchdown with wide receiver Olabisi Johnson (81) during the second quarter against the Seattle Seahawks at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
Just four days remain until final cut day, and much is still yet to take shape with the Vikings' roster. Chances are good that most battles are already settled.

Vikings Final Roster Projections: Defense/ST

Aug 18, 2019; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings linebacker Devante Downs (57) celebrates his interception during the fourth quarter against the Seattle Seahawks at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
Just four days away from final cut day, and much is still yet to take shape with the Vikings' roster.

Vikings Preseason Week Three Roster Projections: Offense

Aug 18, 2019; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Brandon Zylstra (15) catches a touchdown against Seattle Seahawks cornerback Jamar Taylor (8) during the third quarter at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ben Ludeman-USA TODAY Sports
We have seen two Vikings preseason games now, giving fans a better feeling for how the roster may shape in the coming weeks.

Vikings’ Sloter, Mannion Roll in 25-19 Win

Aug 18, 2019; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kyle Sloter (1) throws a touchdown pass to Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Brandon Zylstra (not pictured) during the third quarter against the Seattle Seahawks at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Ben Ludeman-USA TODAY Sports
After last week's penalty-laden affair, the Vikings needed a smooth, disciplined performance in week two. And they did for the most part with a 25-19 win over Seattle

Vikings Mid-Camp Roster Projections: Defense & Special Teams

Vikings Eric Wilson Jayron Kearse
Camp is well underway, and the Vikings are starting to give some indications as to where their roster is headed. The first preseason game saw a number of young players shine.

Vikings Preseason Week One Standouts

Aug 9, 2019; New Orleans, LA, USA; Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Wilson (50) and defensive tackle Jalyn Holmes (92) celebrate a play in the second quarter against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports
Preseason week one, A.K.A. Football Amuse-Bouche, kicked off last night to the tune of a 34-25 Vikings win. The Vikings' first teams looked strong

Vikings Mid-Camp Roster Projections: Offense

Vikings offense at training camp
Camp is well underway, and the Vikings are starting to give some indications as to where their roster is headed. The rookies

Takeaways from Vikings’ First Unofficial Depth Chart

Vikings DT Hercules Mata'afa and WRs Jordan Talor and Laquon Treadwell
theinitial release always draws a lot of eyes. With the Vikings' depth chart, there are a few notable developments that could provide a glint of insight. 

FPC Vikings Training Camp Roundtable

Vikings line
Full Press Vikings writers Clayton Brooks and Sam Smith compared notes this week on some of their expectations for Vikings training camp. 

FPC NFL Predicts the NFC and AFC North

Aug 2, 2018; Canton, OH, USA; Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) looks to pass against the Chicago Bears in the second half at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports
For the next four weeks leading up to opening day, we here at Full Press NFL will be predicting how we believe each division will shape in 2019.

Zimmer: Lack of Grit and Fight from Defense

Mike Zimmer meets the media
Prior to practice today, Mike Zimmer met the Vikings media. He addressed the young players who have stood out to him, but mostly focused on his dissatisfaction with the defense's competitiveness thus far.

Early Vikings Notes from Training Camp

Vikings Bradbury
Vikings camp is in full swing and we finally have some vague indications as to the roster's direction. Here are some of the most notable revelations from the early days of Vikings practice.

Hill Suspension Doubled, and Vikings Should Keep Him

Oct 28, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes (29) talks with cornerback Holton Hill (24) prior to the game against the New Orleans Saints at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
Vikings second-year corner Holton Hill will now be suspended for the first eight games of the season as the NFL tacked on four games for a violation of the league's substance abuse policy.

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